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Online Master of Arts in
instructional Design & Technology

The Master of Arts Program in Instructional Design and Technology is an online graduate program designed for the individual who wants to apply cutting edge instructional technologies and sound design strategies in any learning setting, including public schools, higher education, and corporate and nonprofit institutions. Thirty (30) credit-hour courses from educational psychology, instructional technology and design, and program evaluation provide the foundation for designing, implementing, and revising educational design and products. 
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This program is offered entirely online through WVU Online and Extended Campus. The courses will still follow the WVU semester schedule, running 15 weeks over the Fall and Spring semesters and variable length (usually 4-6 weeks) over the summer session. 

Benefits of the program include:

  • In-state tuition for all students regardless of residency,
  • Small classes allowing for increased interaction with faculty and students, and
  • Courses taught by faculty in Educational Psychology and Instructional Design.

Career Opportunities

Jobs for IDT graduates exist in public schools as technology-integration specialists or teachers seeking to earn a masters degree, in institutions developing and managing training programs, and in higher education support groups developing online courses. This program also prepares graduates for the IDT doctoral program for those who plan to continue graduate studies and teach in higher education.

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Need more information? 

To request more information about this program, please visit the Instructional Design & Technology M.A. page on the WVU Online and Extended Campus website and select "Request Info"

If you have any specific questions about this program, please feel free to fill out the program contact form